Catch the Golden Gloves Finals
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets the lowest dregs of Amazon. Thanks to the dawn of e-readers and the death of the gatekeepers of traditional publishing, disenfranchised voices at last have the chanc ... More >>
Bernard Hopkins prepares to make boxing’s record books
To call Timothy Bradley's split decision over Manny Pacquiao late Saturday night/Sunday morning a bad decision is to miss the point entirely. God knows there have been classic bad decisions in boxing history--the first being the Joe Louis-Jersey Joe Wolcott fight in 1947. Louis was awarded a decis ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 11, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 10 In the company of two madmen By Joe Flaherty About 2.30 in the afternoon on Monday the sun was shining brightly while snowflakes were falling like confetti from the Lord's balcony. Now that should have ... More >>
And proud of it
Some things go down in history because they're remarkable: Baby scales Mount Everest, by accident! Some things go down in history because of what they are, whether anyone cares or not: The third summit meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia is happen ... More >>
(Bebeto Matthews/AP via the MLB)Cotto (L) and Foreman at the stadiumThere are lots of Jews and Puerto Ricans in New York. And that, once you sweep away a fine layer of euphemism, is why boxing is returning to Yankee Stadium tomorrow night after a 34-year hiatus. Yuri Foreman is an Orthodox J ... More >>
The plans were almost derailed by a previously scheduled bar mitzvah, but WBA Super Welterweight Champion Yuri Foreman will be defending his title against 3-time World Champion Miguel Cotto June 5 at Yankee Stadium. Foreman, a rabbinical student from Belarus by way of Israel and Brooklyn, and ... More >>
There was a bar mitzvah scheduled in June for Yankee Stadium, and it's still going to take place, but with slightly more impressive entertainment. The Yankees organization announced Friday that the young guest of honor is almost certainly going to share the stadium on his big day with the WBA ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 6, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 51 WJT, a Drugged Starter In an Unchallenging Race By Bernard Lefkowitz This is for all the old Post guys who once had to call Judy Garland's agent at three in the morning. Relax. Be cool. The egg creams ... More >>
Although most of the circumstances surrounding the third Ali-Frazier fight have been told in books, Thrilla in Manilla (narrated by Liev Schreiber and produced and directed by John Dower) puts all the pieces together in a clearer and more dramatic narrative than any previous account. It also puts th ... More >>
Idol's Carrie channels Christ in Atlantic City. In do-me heels. Get real (like David Hyde Pierce).
Lee does the wrong things with lesbian lifestyle, corporate scandal, and anti-Bush fire
Why the hanging judge can't keep his hands to himself
Wardell Gray's Princely Lament
Running Down the Rabbit Hole at the Louis Armstrong Archive
Remembering Ozzie Simmons
Mike Was the Champ. Now He Wants to Be a Contender?
Slow Racial Progress and a Cloud of Dust
A Survivor of the Nations Deadliest Prison Riot Comes to Terms With His Past
Examining the Legends of the World of Sports
But Is It the End of the Line for David Cone, the New Chairman of the Board?
'Nice Jewish Ladies Rampaged Through the City'
The Heavyweight Championship is in crisis
Christy Martin has fallen. The women's boxing world hopes she won't get up.